Compare Square vs Lyft BETA

See how working at Square vs. Lyft compares on a variety of workplace factors. By comparing employers on employee ratings, salaries, reviews, pros/cons, job openings and more, you'll feel one step ahead of the rest. All salaries and reviews are posted by employees working at Square vs. Lyft. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Square

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Lyft

Employee Ratings

  • Square scored higher in 9 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.0
(based on 553 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.8
(based on 565 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.8
Square employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.4 higher than Lyft employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
3.4
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
4.1
Square employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.4 higher than Lyft employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
3.7
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
4.0
Work-life balance
3.8
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.7
Square employees rated their Senior Management 0.5 higher than Lyft employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
3.2
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.1
Culture & Values
3.9
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Square Ceo Jack Dorsey
87%
87%Jack Dorsey
Square employees rated their CEO Approval 11% higher than Lyft employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Lyft Ceo Logan Green
76%
76%Logan Green
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
81%
Square employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 14% higher than Lyft employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
67%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
71%
Square employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 28% higher than Lyft employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
43%

Salaries

Of the top 3 common jobs between the two companies, Lyft salaries averaged $16,330 higher than Square.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Engineer253 Salaries
$133,751/yr
Product Manager26 Salaries
$139,756/yr
Customer Support Representative23 Salaries
$54,562/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Engineer292 Salaries
$173,236/yr
Product Manager20 Salaries
$203,807/yr
Customer Experience Associate20 Salaries
$16/hr

What Employees Say

  • "Work life balance" was the most mentioned Pro at Square.
  • "Flexible hours" was the most mentioned Pro at Lyft.
  • "Growing pains" was the most mentioned Con at Square.
  • "Passengers" was the most mentioned Con at Lyft.
Pros
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 52 reviews)
"Great benefits"(in 32 reviews)
Pros
"Flexible hours"(in 129 reviews)
"Flexible schedule"(in 102 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Growing pains"(in 29 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 22 reviews)
Cons
"Passengers"(in 230 reviews)
"Rides"(in 220 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Contractor - Operations Specialist

I have been working at Square

Pros

Has a really great work culture!

Cons

Could not think of any cons

Former Intern - User Experience Research Intern

I worked at Lyft

Pros

Great management = very compassionate, communicative, happy to clarify

Cons

Too short and virtual because of COVID 19

Job Postings

Lyft has 1,709 more recently posted open jobs than Square.